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Sick of this Crap (Literally)

Stanley Roberts, a native of Duplin County, puts on his maroon hat and boots to check the weather outside. It’s a cool March morning, and the 53-year-old Roberts, with a long-suffering expression, sore throat and irritated eyes heads out the door, bracing himself to start his day. 385 more words


Florence Hits Hog Farms Hard

Right by the North Carolina coast lies an area with an extremely dense hog farm population. As noted before, within each of these large farms are large “lagoons” filled with manure. 286 more words


Grant County Revokes Manure Pipe Permissions; Upholds Private Property Rights

A unanimous decision by the Grant County Commissioners yesterday revokes permission for Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) operators to run force-main manure disposal pipes through the right-of-way across private land. 513 more words


Farmers, Rural Residents Fight For Quality of Life Against “Big Pig”

South Dakota Pork Producers are celebrating this weekend with PorkPalooza in Sioux Falls, but not all South Dakota citizens are in on the party. Farmers, landowners, and rural residents are fighting “Big Pig” and the siting of numerous Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) across eastern and central South Dakota in an effort to protect their health, property values, and way of life. 956 more words

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Iowans Can Take Action For Clean Water

Action alert from Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement:

In 2013, thanks to the de-delegation petition filed by Iowa CCI members, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agreed that Iowa’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wasn’t enforcing the Clean Water Act for factory farms. 324 more words

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